Dickinson, Jane K. (jd2893)

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Dickinson, Jane K.
Lecturer
Program Director of the Diabetes Education and Management Program
Health & Behavior Studies

Office:
Virtual Office

Educational Background

Jane earned her Bachelor of Arts in Biology from St. Olaf College, her Master of Science in Nursing from Yale University, and her PhD in Nursing from University of Connecticut.

Scholarly Interests

Diabetes education; diabetes management; type 1 diabetes; type 2 diabetes; LADA; gestational diabetes mellitus; online learning; the role of context in the diabetes experience: the effect of language (words) in diabetes care; social media and diabetes; the impact of the diagnosis experience on diabetes outcomes"

Selected Publications

Rinker, J., Dickinson, J.K., Litchman, M.L., Williams, A.S., Kolb, L.E., Cox, C., Lipman, R.D. (2018). The 2017 Diabetes Educator and the Diabetes Self-Management Education National Practice Survey. The Diabetes Educator, 44(3), 260-268.

Beyond A1C Writing Group (2018). Need for regulatory change to incorporate beyond A1C glycemic metrics. Diabetes Care 41(6), e92-e94.

Dickinson, J.K. (2018). The experience of diabetes-related language in diabetes care. Diabetes Spectrum, 31(1), 58-64.

Dickinson, J.K., Guzman, S.J., Maryniuk, M.D., O’Brian, C.A., Kadohiro, J.K., Jackson, R.A., D’Hondt, N., Montgomery, B., Close, K.L., & Funnell, M.M. (2017). The use of language in diabetes care and education. Diabetes Care, 40, 1790-1799. https://doi.org/10.2337/dci17-0041

Dickinson, J.K., Guzman, S.J., Maryniuk, M.D., O’Brian, C.A., Kadohiro, J.K., Jackson, R.A., D’Hondt, N., Montgomery, B., Close, K.L, & Funnell, M.M. (2017). The use of language in diabetes care and education. The Diabetes Educator, 43(6), 551-564. DOI: 10.1177/0145721717735535

Dickinson, J.K. (2017). The effect of words on health and diabetes. Diabetes Spectrum, 30(1), 11-16.

Dickinson, J.K., Kocurek, B., Reed, A.A., & Painter, N.A. (2017). Understanding and applying the AADE competencies for diabetes educators and paraprofessionals. AADE in Practice, 5(1), 24-29.

Dickinson, J.K. & Maryniuk, M.D. (2017). Building therapeutic relationships: Choosing words that put people first. Clinical Diabetes, 35(1), 51-54.

Dickinson, J.K., Lipman, R.D., & O’Brian, C.A. (2015). Diabetes as a career choice. The Diabetes Educator, 41(6), 665-676.

Dickinson, J.K., Scollan-Koliopoulos, M., Vergili, J.M., & O’Connell, K.A. (2013). The process and rationale for an online master’s program in diabetes education and management. The Diabetes Educator, 39(3), 281-288.

Jane has been a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) since 1996. She started her diabetes professional career as the Director of Clinical Services and Education at The Barton Center for Diabetes Education in North Oxford, Massachusetts. In 1999, Jane developed the Diabetes Education Program at Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, where she served as Program Director for 12 years. Jane started teaching online in 2009. She taught Nursing Theory at the graduate level and Human Nutrition at the undergraduate level. She also taught Human Anatomy & Physiology in the undergraduate classroom setting. Jane became the Program Director for the Master of Science in Diabetes Education and Management Program at Teachers College in 2011, and she teaches four of the core diabetes courses.

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